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Someone posed as a member of Anonymous to bully Leagle.com into not posting his conviction online A Seattle man was arrested Friday after authorities say he threatened Dallas-based Leagle.com to remove a court decision he was involved in. Leagle.com is a website that aggregates state and federal court documents, including this Seattle man’s 2011 conviction […]

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio found guilty of criminal contempt of court Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s own words were the linchpin in the case against him, his quotes cited more than 20 times in a federal judge’s ruling that found him guilty of criminal contempt of court. In a verdict filed Monday morning, U.S. District Judge […]

Is former Sacramento media employee Matthew Keys a victim of overzealous, misguided cybercrime prosecution? Matthew Keys’ trial here in Sacramento in federal court to wrap up soon By Chris Parker  This article was published on 04.17.14. Some say the U.S. Department of Justice’s priorities are out of whack when it comes to cyberterrorism prosecutions. ILLUSTRTAION BY BRIAN […]

In 1996 “GHB” was not a “controlled substance.” California first “scheduled,”[1] some forms of GHB, or made it illegal, by placing it upon the list of prohibited substances in Health and Safety Code section 11055(e)(6), by passing urgency legislation that became effective on 2 December 1997 (See exhibits 58-59, 1997 AB6[2]). As urgency legislation, the legislation […]

Police say Mexican Mafia prison gang led crime ring in Ventura County http://www.vcstar.com/news/2012/nov/27/one-man-led-large-prison-crime-ring-in-ventura/?print=1 Police say Mexican Mafia prison gang led crime ring in Ventura County By Jennifer Letzer Originally published 12:50 p.m., November 27, 2012 Updated 05:32 p.m., November 27, 2012 A 39-year-old man in an out-of-state prison directed a crime ring in Ventura County […]